Tents & Grounds

Rental Period


Rental period must include set up and clean up times.

Gore Place is not responsible for set up or break down of any of our tables and chairs.


Your Rental Includes:

  • Exclusive rental of our events facility, including 40 acres of manicured lawns, farm land, and gardens
  • 50’ x 80’ Century Tent with two 25’ center poles and sides. Three of the four sides are windowed, with the back wall opaque
  • Carpet flooring including a 20’x20’ integrated dance floor
  • Ample onsite free parking
  • 120 amps of power
  • Seventeen 60” round tables (seats 8-10 guests)
  • Ten 8’ banquet tables
  • Three high cocktail tables
  • 125 White Resin Folding Garden Chairs
  • Restroom Facilities for up to 200 guests. Handicap accessible
  • Use of Catering Space in Carriage House
  • Catering tent set up behind our tent free of charge
  • Supervision through the entire event
  • Coordination of deliveries, all rentals must be dropped off and picked up on the same day as the event.


Wedding Packages Include:

  • Use of interior, Bridal Room, to get ready in
  • Photo rights in the Dressing Room, Great Stair, Great Hall and Drawing Room for interior photos*
  • Photo rights around grounds and farm areas*
  • 2 hours the day before for rehearsal time and light set up*
  • Engagement Photo session on the grounds free of charge
  • 1 year complementary Family Membership to Gore Place

*Must be scheduled with the office in advance.



  • Maximum: 225 guests
  • Receptions with buffet: 150 comfortably
  • Seated Reception with plated meal and use of dance floor: 200 maximum
  • Seated Reception for maximum capacity seats guests over the dance floor


Special Thoughts:

  • Tours of the Gore Place Mansion may be included with your rental, but need to be prearranged
  • All Events must end by 9:00pm. As a courtesy to our neighbors, all music must be kept at a reasonable level.
  • AV equipment must be provided by the client
  • All renters serving alcohol to their guests must receive a one day special permit from the City of Waltham. Gore Place can help you acquire this permit.
  • A cash bar is not allowed, nor are kegs permitted. Tip cups may not be set out.
  • No open flames are allowed under the tent. Tiki torches or citronella candles may be place outside around the grounds. Please inquire for more details.
  • We are a “Carry In, Carry Out” Facility for trash and a non-smoking property


Photo by Amanda Marie Studio

Gore Place is a site only facility and does not provide professional planning services. A full range of services can be provided by our preferred outside vendors who have all worked here at the estate before.